ECONO LODGE CIVIC CENTER

308 Orange Ave. Ne, Roanoke, VA 24016 United States (USA)
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1.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Roanoke City County
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 139 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast available
  • 46 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check in: 2:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Group friendly rating of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

Mill Mountain Zoo, Roanoke College, the Salem Civic Center, James E. Taliaferro Sports & Entertainment Complex, Art Museum of Western Virginia, Science Museum of Western Virginia, Mill Mountain Theatre, The Arts Council of the Blue Ridge, Opera Roanoke, Roanoke Ballet Theatre

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74
Fair

Good budget hotel. Near to downtown with good options for sightseeing. Great reception.

“Excellent value for the price” “Included road noise”

Excellent Economy Hotel Top 10% in city
Great City Hotel Top 15% in city
Best Value for Money In City
Friendliest Service In City

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Helpful staff” “Staff was very friendly”

  • Good management

    “Manager took the time” “Nice owners”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “Outdated furnishings”

  • Old rooms

    “Outdated furnishings” “Old TV”

Review highlights

Service

95/100
103 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Value

91/100
41 reviews

Best value for money. Fair breakfast prices.

“Cheap motel” “Included road noise” “Excellent value for the price”

Location

81/100
44 reviews

Great location somewhat accessible by car. Near to downtown with good options for sightseeing.

“Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY” “Close to a main city”

WiFi

64/100
11 reviews

Regular internet service.

“WiFi wasn't working” “Poor wifi” “Free wifi”

Room

59/100
114 reviews

Rooms are standard overall, but clean and large with OK beds. Clean but unpleasant bathrooms. Old, neglected rooms with unacceptable TV's.

“Coffee maker didn't work” “Refrigerator did not work” “Towels were tiny”

Breakfast

40/100
42 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

Bar

20/100
5 reviews

Bar is not good.

“Watered down juice” “Weak coffee”

Ranked top 46% by couples, with a score of 75

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Outdated furnishings” “Old TV”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “Outdated furnishings”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Ice machine wasn't working” “Coffee maker didn't work”

  • Spacious rooms

    “Full size beds” “Big room”

Review highlights

Service

96/100
27 reviews

Friendly service, and excellent management.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Location

83/100
12 reviews

Great location.

“Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY” “Close to a main city”

Comfort

65/100
20 reviews

Reasonably comfortable rooms with a tolerable noise level and standard beds. Spacious rooms.

“Quiet place.” “Included road noise” “Brand new mattress”

Room

59/100
29 reviews

Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds. Outdated, run-down rooms with bad bathrooms.

“Excellent shower” “Coffee maker didn't work” “Refrigerator did not work”

Breakfast

34/100
11 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

Ranked top 51% by families, with a score of 75

Good to know

  • Poor bathroom

    “No hairdryer” “Towels were tiny”

  • Friendly service

    “Helpful staff” “Staff was very friendly”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners”

  • Bad breakfast

    “Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast”

Review highlights

Service

91/100
13 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Value

89/100
4 reviews

Best value for money.

“Cheap motel” “Included road noise” “Excellent value for the price”

Room

56/100
14 reviews

Acceptable rooms - tidy, but bathrooms are not great.

“Coffee maker didn't work” “Refrigerator did not work” “Towels were tiny”

Breakfast

39/100
6 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

Ranked top 51% by business travelers, with a score of 71

Good to know

  • Clean rooms

    “Room was very clean and comfortable” “Clean bathroom”

Review highlights

Cleanliness

76/100
8 reviews

Clean rooms.

“The cleanest motels” “Clean bathroom” “Clean and spacious room”

Comfort

63/100
4 reviews

Comfortable.

“Quiet place.” “Included road noise” “Brand new mattress”

Room

60/100
10 reviews

Clean, reasonable rooms.

“Coffee maker didn't work” “Refrigerator did not work” “Towels were tiny”

Amenities

52/100
3 reviews

Ordinary amenities.

“DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM THE SPORTS COMPLEX” “Old building” “No ramp for wheelchair”

Vibe

43/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Old building” “Outdated furnishings” “Old TV”

Ranked top 37% by solo travelers, with a score of 79

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY”

  • Best value for money

    “Cheap motel” “Included road noise”

  • Bad breakfast

    “Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners”

Review highlights

Service

95/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Value

92/100
5 reviews

Best value for money.

“Cheap motel” “Included road noise” “Excellent value for the price”

Location

75/100
6 reviews

Great location.

“Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY” “Close to a main city”

Room

52/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“Excellent shower” “Coffee maker didn't work” “Refrigerator did not work”

Breakfast

37/100
4 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

Good to know

  • Clean rooms

    “Room was very clean and comfortable” “Clean bathroom”

Review highlights

Service

95/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Cleanliness

76/100
5 reviews

Clean rooms.

“The cleanest motels” “Clean bathroom” “Clean and spacious room”

Comfort

61/100
4 reviews

Comfortable.

“Quiet place.” “Included road noise” “Brand new mattress”

Room

59/100
5 reviews

Clean, reasonable rooms.

“Excellent shower” “No coffee maker” “Refrigerator did not work”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Helpful staff” “Staff was very friendly”

  • Good management

    “Manager took the time” “Nice owners”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “Outdated furnishings”

  • Clean rooms

    “Room was very clean and comfortable” “Clean bathroom”

Review highlights

Service

94/100
88 reviews

Professional, friendly service, and great reception and management.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Location

83/100
40 reviews

Great location somewhat accessible by car. Near to downtown with good options for sightseeing.

“Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY” “Close to a main city”

Room

61/100
103 reviews

Acceptable rooms; big, clean, and with great beds. Clean but unpleasant bathrooms. Old, neglected rooms with unacceptable TV's.

“No coffee maker” “Refrigerator did not work” “Towels were tiny”

WiFi

59/100
9 reviews

Regular internet service.

“WiFi wasn't working” “Poor wifi” “Free wifi”

Breakfast

42/100
36 reviews

Breakfast affordable but not so tasty.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

Bar

20/100
5 reviews

Bar is not good.

“Watered down juice” “Weak coffee”

Ranked top 44% by couples, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Outdated furnishings” “Old TV”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “Outdated furnishings”

  • Comfortable beds

    “Brand new mattress” “Full size beds”

  • Spacious rooms

    “Full size beds” “Big room”

Review highlights

Service

96/100
20 reviews

Friendly service, and excellent management.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Location

85/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY” “Close to a main city”

Comfort

66/100
14 reviews

Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds.

“Quiet place.” “Included road noise” “Brand new mattress”

Room

59/100
23 reviews

Large, reasonably clean rooms and comfortable beds. Outdated rooms and bathrooms not up to standard.

“Excellent shower” “No coffee maker” “Refrigerator did not work”

Vibe

42/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old building” “Outdated furnishings” “Old TV”

Breakfast

37/100
8 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

Ranked top 53% by families, with a score of 73

Good to know

  • Poor bathroom

    “No hairdryer” “Towels were tiny”

  • Friendly service

    “Helpful staff” “Staff was very friendly”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners”

  • Bad breakfast

    “Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast”

Review highlights

Service

90/100
10 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Value

89/100
4 reviews

Best value for money.

“Cheap motel” “Included road noise” “Excellent value for the price”

Comfort

61/100
5 reviews

Comfortable.

“Quiet place.” “Included road noise” “Brand new mattress”

Room

56/100
13 reviews

Acceptable rooms - tidy, but bathrooms are not great.

“No coffee maker” “Refrigerator did not work” “Towels were tiny”

Breakfast

40/100
5 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

Ranked top 56% by business travelers, with a score of 65

Good to know

  • Clean rooms

    “Room was very clean and comfortable” “Clean bathroom”

Review highlights

Cleanliness

76/100
8 reviews

Clean rooms.

“The cleanest motels” “Clean bathroom” “Clean and spacious room”

Comfort

63/100
4 reviews

Comfortable.

“Quiet place.” “Included road noise” “Brand new mattress”

Room

60/100
10 reviews

Clean, reasonable rooms.

“No coffee maker” “Refrigerator did not work” “Towels were tiny”

Amenities

55/100
3 reviews

Ordinary amenities.

“DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM THE SPORTS COMPLEX” “Older building” “No ramp for wheelchair”

Vibe

43/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Old building” “Outdated furnishings” “Old TV”

Ranked top 31% by solo travelers, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY”

  • Bad breakfast

    “Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners”

Review highlights

Service

95/100
4 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was very friendly” “Nice owners” “Easy checkin”

Value

92/100
4 reviews

Best value for money.

“Cheap motel” “Included road noise” “Excellent value for the price”

Location

75/100
6 reviews

Great location.

“Within walking distance to the Civic Center” “Next door to a SUBWAY” “Close to a main city”

Room

52/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“No coffee maker” “Refrigerator did not work” “Towels were tiny”

Breakfast

37/100
4 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“Not much for breakfast” “No hot breakfast” “No eggs”

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Customer Reviews of Econo Lodge Civic Center

4.0 out of 5.Based on 139 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Nestled in the beautiful Roanoke Valley, the Econo Lodge Civic Center is conveniently located across the street from the Roanoke Civic Center. This Roanoke hotel is close to Mill Mountain Zoo, Roanoke College, the Salem Civic Center and James E. Taliaferro Sports & Entertainment Complex. The Roanoke Regional Airport/Woodrum Field is just four miles away.In addition, this Roanoke hotels is only one mile from Center In the Square, a cultural complex that includes:Art Museum of Western VirginiaScience Museum of Western VirginiaMill Mountain TheatreThe Arts Council of the Blue RidgeOpera RoanokeRoanoke Ballet TheatreEcono Lodge Civic Center visitors will enjoy boating, fishing, golfing and tennis nearby. For shoppers, Valley View Mall is just two miles away. An array of restaurants and cocktail lounges are located in the surrounding area.Guests of this Roanoke hotel will enjoy full-service amenities including free coffee, free local calls and free continental breakfast. Business travelers will appreciate voice mail and access to fax service.All spacious guest rooms come equipped with microwaves, refrigerators and cable television. Senior rooms include big button telephones, massage shower heads and coffee makers. Handicap accessible and non-smoking rooms are also available.Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the Econo Lodge Civic Center provides friendly customer service, relaxing accommodations and affordable rates to everyone visiting the Roanoke area.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:2:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2005
Floors:2
Rooms:46
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:23
Handicap Rooms:0
Suites:0
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:0
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:1.0 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual: 6:00 PMGroup: 24 hours
Nightly Parking:0
Total Taxes:13.30%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.30%
City Tax: 8.00%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Additional Person Fee: 5.00 Per Person ($5 per person per night)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$10 per pet per night


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Electronic key card
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Pets allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO

Airport & Shuttle Information

Roanoke Regional Airport5202 Aviation Dr NW, Roanoke, VA 24012The airport is only 4.6 miles from the Econo Lodge Civic Center.One-way taxi would be approximately $15.00

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Econo Lodge

  • Easy Starts continental breakfast
  • Offer special promotions and advance purchase deals
  • Free high-speed internet and premium movie channel
  • Convenient locations close to major roads and highways

The Econo Lodge highlights above are subject to change without notice.

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